The Cardinals beat the Phillies 5-3 last night, forcing a Game 5 tomorrow in Philly.
But the big story was the squirrel who scurried past homeplate and created chaos in the fifth inning.
There was a brief delay as the Phillies complained that the umpire was too distracted by the squirrel to realise that Roy Oswalt’s pitch was right down the middle.
The squirrel made a brief cameo in Game 3 when he scampered through leftfield. But last night’s appearance was more substantive.
Here’s the video:
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